Matthew J. Obiala

Associate | Chicago Office

Aviation | Commercial Litigation

Matthew Obiala concentrates his practice in all areas of aviation litigation and general commercial litigation.

Mr. Obiala has extensive experience with complex litigation focusing on insurance defense and general commercial litigation at both the state and federal levels. Mr. Obiala has worked on matters involving contractual disputes, transportation law, product liability, directors’ and officers’ liability, premises liability, and insurance coverage. He has argued dispositive motions on behalf of corporations, small businesses, and landowners in state and federal court, and obtained summary judgment in their favor on multiple occasions. Mr. Obiala also regularly participates in alternative dispute resolution, including mediations and arbitrations.

Mr. Obiala received his B.A., with honors, from Indiana University and his J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law. During law school, he received Dean’s List Honors each year, and received the CALI award for excellence in bankruptcy law and corporate restructuring.